They were in the thick of the smoke for many hours.
Gang members have been putting aside their differences for the shared goal of celebrating their heritage.
"The boredom is astonishing."
"Being around nature, it's grounded me. It's slowed me right down."
When police arrested Verna McFelin's husband, her life changed overnight.
Prisoners are getting away with violence because they're not being punished for it, prison staff say.
"We've just all screwed up along the way, but it doesn't mean [they] can just close the door on us."
"We are all still human who have feelings and needs."
The 16 men surrendered to Corrections in early January after a six-day standoff.